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Rising stars and beloved veterans: The best performances at VERY Festival 2022

Two years on from its debut, Bangkok’s VERY Festival returned with performances from rising talent from the region and headliners from across the globe

Reintroducing VERY Festival, Bangkok’s three-day celebration of indie, rock and pop

After a successful outing in 2019, VERY Festival returns to Thailand bigger and better than ever. Promoter Smitthi Bhiraleus takes us behind the scenes of its grand return with the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Keshi, The Kooks, Lauv, Phum Viphurit and many more

Franz Ferdinand release new podcast series narrated by Rose Matafeo

The 'Starstruck' creator, who surprisingly joined the band for a recent TV performance, narrates the four-part 'Words So Leisured' series

Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos launches new six-part radio series

The new show is coming to Absolute Radio and will see Johnny Marr appear as a guest

Franz Ferdinand to headline Thailand’s Very Festival

John K and Fiji Blue has also been added to the lineup

Franz Ferdinand cancel their upcoming Russia shows following Ukraine invasion

"We still burn a flame of optimism in our hearts and look forward to the day when we can return in a time of peace to share the joy of music together again"

Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos pays tribute to “open and welcoming” people of Kyiv

"To see missiles crashing onto its streets and the advance of tanks towards it fills me with incomprehensible horror"

Franz Ferdinand on how ‘Enemy At The Gates’ inspired their classic single ‘Take Me Out’

"This image of two snipers left quite an impact on me; it felt like a very good metaphor for romantic situations"

Franz Ferdinand fast forward love on brand new single, ‘Curious’

"Are you still going to love me when the magic has faded?"